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Jeanette Watts

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Born
in Chicago, IL, The United States
December 25

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Margaret Mitchell and Edith Wharton

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March 2014


Jeanette Watts is a writer, dancer, seamstress, actress, fencer, video producer, and teacher. There aren't enough hours in the day to fit it all in. But she tries.


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Simple rules for living

This weekend I was at a friend's wedding. The bride was beautiful, everyone cried, there were lots of toasts, the and played, we all danced. It's how weddings are supposed to be.

Just before dinner, the floor was occupied by the requisite horde of dancing children. The youngest ones happy jumped around, the older ones were obviously mimicking what they've seen older dancers do. One of them tried t Read more of this blog post »
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